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Ranthambhore National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of the Government of India’s Project Tiger conservation programme. Since then, the numbers of resident tigers have been increasing thanks to dedicated conservation efforts in the area. The park is currently home to approximately eighty tigers.
Ranthambhore National Park is also home to Ranthambhore Fort: a vast UNESCO World Heritage Site that overlooks the park and dates back one thousand years.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort offers luxury tented accommodation inspired by the opulent caravans of the royal families. A fine restaurant serving authentic Rajasthani and international cuisine. And spa experiences customised to suit your needs. All accompanied by hospitality that is genuine and sincere.
Set amongst the forest at the foot of the scenic Oloololo escarpment (the rim of the Great Rift Valley) in Kenya’s iconic Masai Mara National Reserve, is the classic and elegant Bateleur Camp.
Here, amidst the reserve’s astounding year-round concentration of animals, including the seasonal Great Wildebeest Migration, guests can have an unsurpassed wildlife experience. Guests can almost exclusively explore this area on a game drive or on foot, enjoying access to pristine outdoor dining locations.
Comprised of just two intimate camps of nine tented suites each and a family tent; each elegant tent, with its own private butler and housekeeper, reflects the ambiance and glamour of Kenyan explorers of old. Slip into a world of hardwood floors, polished silver and copper bathtubs juxtaposed against the romance of the open Mara plains, with their abundant herds of wildlife. Beautifully handcrafted artefacts, fine antiques, leather buttoned Chesterfield sofas, books, and crystal and candlelight adorn the comfortable sitting and dining areas.
Many consider European vacation destinations to fall into the class of chateaus and castles. But this isn’t the rule. The possibility of adding a touch of “roughing it” is still well within the realm of opportunity. We’ve partnered with GlampingHub to create a list of our favorite European glamping spots in 2019, ranging from yurts and tents to cabins and pods.
In his 2019 documentary, 2040, Damon Gameau put forward a bold, hopeful vision for a sustainable future. Less than a year later, thanks to an enormous outpouring of public support, a small part of that vision might already be coming true.
Already in the grips of overtourism, catastrophic November tides left Venice flooded and locals unsure of their future. Italian photographer Nicola Zolin pays a visit to a troubled city he once called home.
Kunjamani Devi, a political activist at Ima Keithel who once organized 24-hour sit-ins for three months in 2003, when the local government tried to replace market with a shopping mall. Photo: Eileen McDougall
In northeastern India, there’s a market with a difference: At Ima Keithel, only women can trade. But that’s not all—it’s also a community hub that inspires change and empowerment. Eileen McDougall talks to the Imas, or the ‘mothers of Manipur’.
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